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Fragment of feather ornament

Brownish red clay; coarse, unglazed. The fragment shows portions of two feathers channelled. Portions of two feathers channelled. Portion of back on one feather: inside hollow. Irregular fracture.

Provenance

From. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; awarded to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the EEF.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period–Roman Imperial Period, 760 B.C.–A.D. 337

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

11.45999

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels